Spiritual Blindness

 “I was blind but now I see!”

(John 9:25 NIV)

After healing the man born blind, Jesus went on to talk about spiritual blindness. See, the devil can spiritually blind us to many things, but God is able to open our eyes so we can see the truth. Prior to his conversion, Paul, or Saul as he was then known, took pride in his zeal for God by persecuting other Christians, so he was blinded for a while. But when God opened his eyes, Paul was able to see the error of his ways. Jesus had the following to say about the Pharisees who claimed that they could see, “If you were blind, you would not be guilty of sin; but now that you claim you can see, your guilt remains” (John 9:41). God is still in the business of giving sight to the (spiritually) blind, so that they too can declare, “I was blind but now I see!”

Image: LUMO project (Big Book Media)

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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